You don’t need to do this to develop your own template — most people don’t. However, running the server locally will mean you can work on your template with less latency than using the template editor.
Use nvm to install node
v12.16.3 and npm 6.14.4. You can verify that you have installed and selected the correct verion:
$ node -v v12.16.3 $ npm -v 6.14.4
Launch a local redis server:
You can verify the redis server is running:
$ redis-cli ping PONG
Use git to clone a copy of Blot’s source code to your machine.
$ git clone https://github.com/davidmerfield/Blot
$ npm ci
$ npm run local
You should then see your blog here:
and the dashboard to conﬁgure the settings for that blog here: